Category Archives: Resettlement

JFS Breaks Bread with CJP’s Boston-Haifa Connection and the Ethiopian-Israeli Delegation

Excellent parlor meeting held recently with JFS Board Member Ezra Levine Co-Chair of CJP’s Boston-Haifa Connection and the Ethiopian-Israeli Delegation represented by Dege Feder and Oshra Friedman. Inspiring stories of these two Ethiopian Jewish women walking from Ethiopia to Sudan … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

Join JFS on May 9th at the annual Seize the Dream gala and learn about JFS’s work with immigrants and the many ways JFS stands up for those left behind. Continue reading

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Inspired by JFS’s work with refugees, 2nd grader fundraises for Lucy and Joe’s Food Pantry

Dear JFS, Thank you for accepting our food donations for Lucy and Joe’s Food Pantry. My 8 yr old daughter Navya who is in the 2nd grade raised the money herself for this. She designed greeting cards and sold them … Continue reading

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Learning to Live – The Boston Globe Follows the Families of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project

Third in a series of occasional articles on the Syrian families resettling in this area, The Boston Globe follows the families being helped by the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project. Continue reading

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JFS Helps 98 Year Old Woman Become a U.S. Citizen

Congratulations to the citizenship team for helping a New American achieve her dream! Continue reading

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2017 JFS Report to the Community

Download and share the 2017 JFS Report to the Community Continue reading

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DACA Renewal Information!

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  DACA issuances and work permits that expire between now and March 5, 2018, must be submitted for renewal by October 5, … Continue reading

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